Alliances with the premier educational video publishers bring digital content directly into classrooms and libraries through SAFARI Montage®, a new Video-On-Demand server. SAFARI Montage will provide schools and public libraries with digital access to their choice of the finest educational video content, including:
The single largest supplier for SAFARI Montage, this dynamic and award-winning programming division of Library Video Company has set the standard for outstanding supplemental learning in and out of the classroom. The Schlessinger Media library contains over 1,000 programs and focuses on a comprehensive core-curricular collection for grades K-8 as well as 9-12. Schlessinger Media's high production standards have resulted in many award-winning series including American History for Children, Ancient Civilizations for Children, United States History, and The Way Things Work.
A&E Home Video, part of the Consumer Products Division of A&E Television Networks (AETN) is a video distributor of non-theatrical programming, featuring collectible DVD editions of the high quality programming from A&E Network and The History Channel, as well as acquired classic programming. A&E Home Video brings the best of critically acclaimed entertainment presented in award-winning packaging to the special interest category. A&E Home Video is distributed exclusively through New Video Group Inc., an entertainment, marketing and sales company specializing in bringing classic television, feature films, quality children's programming and documentaries to home video and DVD. The New Video Group web site is www.newvideo.com.
Allied Video Corporation's quality educational programs have consistently received excellent ratings from many distinguished professional reviewing organizations. Watch fundamental math concepts come to life!
The visually compelling Almanac Newsreel archive provides students with a history-in-the-making perspective on the most influential social, political and military events of the first half of the 20th century and shortly thereafter. Edited from the Hearst Metrotone Newsreels, which ran in movie theaters in the 30s and 40s, Almanac is a remarkable day-by-day chronicle. It packs rich imagery and detailed information into brief 3½-minute clips that feature moments such as the unprecedented flight of Amelia Earhart across the Pacific in 1935, Fidel Castro's triumphant entry into Havana in 1959 and the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. In addition, Almanac offers historical retrospectives on significant dates such as the birthday of George Washington in 1732, the admission of Texas into the Union in 1845 and the establishment of the U.S. Military Academy in 1802. Valuable as primary source material and for its extraordinary scope of coverage, Almanac also delivers a rare glimpse into historical events as seen through the lens of the media of the time.
Ambrose Video creates educational science and history content and other award winning educational films serving the diverse needs of schools and libraries. The highly-regarded BBC Shakespeare content features some of Britain’s most distinguished theatrical talent including Helen Mirren, Anthony Hopkins, Alan Rickman and Ben Kingsley.
Well-known series from BBC Active, including Eyewitness, Walking With Dinosaurs and Walking With Cavemen, are now made available on SAFARI Montage. BBC Active, a joint-venture between Pearson Education, the world's largest education company and BBC Worldwide, the main commercial arm of the BBC, incorporates adult learning, children's publishing, foreign language and English language teaching. The BBC Active brand aims to revolutionize learning through a range of different media to give people of all ages the opportunity to expand their lives and minds.
Bennett-Watt provides award-winning high definition video programming. Producers of the award–winning "Discoveries…America" series, the most current series — and the only series filmed in High Definition — that truly looks at the positive aspects of what makes America great. From New York to California and every state in between plus Washington, D.C., you'll find exceptional photography, interesting subjects and fascinating stories that will capture America for today and for tomorrow.
The goal of BestQuest Teaching Systems is to develop the most effective and engaging curriculum for students at a reasonable cost. BestQuest seeks to apply technology to the creation of engaging materials that can be used equally well in a classroom setting or for individual, self-paced learning. The Company draws on the vast educational and technological experience of its employees and partners, extensive research of existing products and the directives of leading educators. BestQuest continues to create additional product lines to serve the needs of educators and enhance the intellect of today's students. BestQuest is the producer of Algebra'scool and Math'scool – two innovative and dynamic teaching systems that present comprehensive mathematics curricula through effective and entertaining animations, lively graphics, concrete examples and real-world explanations – making it easy for students to grasp and understand the content.
Cerebellum produces and distributes high-quality educational programming. Their prestigious library includes the award-winning Standard Deviants programming, which has been highly acclaimed by educators for its core curricular value. Recommended by hundreds of teachers, Standard Deviants programming covers the most difficult of high school courses by cutting through the confusion with a clear and concise format, high-tech computer graphics and a fun approach to serious education. These programs teach the most difficult concepts with an added twist of humor.
Channel 4 Learning began in 1993. Although not much has changed in the formal education market in the past 18 years, Channel 4 Learning's commitment to providing innovative, curriculum–focused products and services to motivate and inspire teachers and learners has remained a constant.
Cyber-Science 3D is an interactive tool for the learning and exploration of natural anatomy and biological structures. Our easy-to-use tools include detailed anatomical models of various plants, animals, and microorganisms, and the delicate architecture of various biological, and geological structures. Integrating Cyber-Anatomy's trademarked novel interface and incorporating truly lifelike visuals, the result is a compelling experience for dissecting plants or animals (or manipulating entire cell structures) while providing advanced visualization and real-time interactive techniques. The user can fully interact with each model to follow nerve paths, examine discrete internal structures, peel muscles and cell walls, and look into underlying structures.
Defined Learning has a proven track record of developing and providing award winning educational programs. The use and delivery of these programs has been statistically proven to impact student achievement in the classroom.
Since 1945, schools across the country have turned to Disney Educational Productions (DEP) for award-winning media materials that enhance classroom lessons and unlock student creativity. Disney Educational Productions has evolved to incorporate new technologies – video, DVD, books and multimedia kits – to meet the changing demands of the education marketplace. Educators will have access to two of DEP's most popular series, Bill Nye the Science Guy and ABC News Classroom Edition, via digital delivery. Drawing on the skills and knowledge of a vast network of educational experts, DEP brings the famous Disney magic to a range of curriculum-based media learning products. DEP helps educators maximize each program's educational power by developing educators' guides, student activities and other supplemental resources.
Distribution Access has been serving the media resources needs of education for the past ten years, providing elementary, secondary and post-secondary schools, libraries, broadcast television, businesses, community organizations and life-long learners with award-winning productions on a wide variety of subjects for every age and need.
Children all over the world are experiencing "a wonderful world of cultural discoveries" with Global Wonders, a cross-cultural brand that introduces children to the vibrant and varied cultures of their family, friends, neighbors and the world.
Human Kinetics is committed to providing quality informational and educational products in the physical activity and health fields that meet the needs of our diverse customers. Human Kinetics leads the world in providing information related to physical activity. That information takes many forms, from textbooks and their ancillaries, consumer books and journals, to online courses, software and audio-visual products. The information touches the lives of millions of people worldwide who are interested in some form of physical activity, including students, personal trainers, rehabilitation specialists, athletes, coaches, physical educators, nutritionists, parents, and sedentary people who want to become active.
IRC: History Pictures content gets students deeply involved in the study of history. History comes alive with over 8,800 beautiful images, maps and primary source audio recordings that cover the vast sweep of American and World History.
The ability to speak more than one language opens doors to new life opportunities for a child: greater career possibilities, enhanced academic performance, and better understanding and appreciation of other cultures. Language Tree's products serve as extremely effective supplemental tools that support language teaching in both home and classroom settings.
Learning ZoneXpress makes teaching children about health, nutrition and life skills a lot easier (and more fun!). Created by teachers for teachers, Learning ZoneXpress has been the leader in creating new and innovative health, nutrition and life skills learning products for more than ten years. Our mission is to design, create and deliver innovative messages on many topics including nutrition, child development, family living, character education, careers, financial management and other life skills.
For 42 years, Marsh Media's distinctive educational materials have delighted and informed children and taught them to live more effectively in their diverse and rapidly changing worlds. The company's thoughtfully-developed materials consistently win the respect and the commendation of parents, teachers and guidance counselors across the country.
Mazzarella Media produces and distributes its own distinctive, high quality educational media to professionals in learning organizations worldwide. Each title is purposely created for use in the classroom to excite learners, teach all ages and energize any learning environment.
Media Inc. creates insightful, fun and creative video content for educators and students, with a special focus on content for the Language Arts classroom.
Monterey's versatile and award-winning video library encompasses a multitude of quality programming, including literary adaptations, poetry dramatizations, and short stories adapted to film. Some of their many wonderful programs include the entire American Short Story Collection and the American Playhouse on Video Collection, one of the most prestigious and acclaimed productions in the history of public television.
Other literary adaptations also available on SAFARI Montage include Monterey's CINE GOLDEN EAGLE award-winning program O. Henry: A Life in Stories as well as Shakespeare's Soliloquies, The Tell Tale Heart, A Journey in Verse, Gift of the Magi and The Last Leaf.
National Geographic Digital Media distributes digital content globally to the education, mobile, video game, stock footage and broadband markets, and through nationalgeographic.com. Digital Media is responsible for National Geographic's archive and repository for all film and videotape material produced by National Geographic Television & Film (NGT&F). It also represents footage from National Film Board of Canada, World Bank, ZDF Enterprises, WPA Film Library, ABC Australia and the White House Historical Association in select territories. Its fully cataloged, searchable database is available online at www.ngtlibrary.com. National Geographic Digital Media is a division of National Geographic Ventures, a wholly owned, taxable subsidiary of the National Geographic Society.
NCircle Entertainment's award-winning children's programs have entertained and educated kids for generations! Count on NCircle for Ntelligent, Ngaging, Ncredible children's entertainment!
Parthenon Entertainment Limited is a multi-media rights management company which develops, produces and distributes a diverse portfolio of high quality factual and children's properties for the global marketplace.
Award-winning PBS programs such as Ken Burns' The Civil War and Cyberchase are now available to educators digitally. A recent Grunwald Associates survey showed that teachers pick PBS as their top classroom choice for TV content. Through the alliance with Library Video Company, educators will have unprecedented in-school access to PBS' award-winning content. PBS is a trusted community resource that enriches the lives of all Americans through quality programs and education services that inform, inspire and delight.
The high quality of the Phoenix film library has brought the Company hundreds of awards from both U.S. and international film and video festivals, including several Blue and Red Ribbon awards at the American Film Festival, Cine Golden Eagles, and an Academy Award® for the best live-action short film production of the popular children's book, Molly's Pilgrim.
Physics Curriculum & Instruction is organized to act as both a developer and publisher of physical science educational materials. Based upon an assessment of educational needs, new products are developed by educators and college professors from a variety of schools and universities. Our exceptionally skilled authors have produced what many consider to be the finest materials available for physics education. Having been in existence for over 20 years, our highly acclaimed materials can be found in widespread use throughout the United States and many countries worldwide.
Planet Bonehead seeks to entertain and inspire a new generation of environmentalists to become master stewards of our one and only planet Earth. Starring an original cast of cartoon characters, Planet Bonehead is entertainment and environmental/conservation education rolled into one.
QA International is a leading publisher and creator of visually innovative reference works for readers of all ages. Recognized as a pioneer in the design and production of outstanding products for the international market, QA International has earned a solid reputation among partners around the world. Our high-quality videos feature a combination of animations and step-by-step explanations that helps you fully grasp even the most difficult concepts and techniques.
The entire collection of the Emmy Award-winning PBS children's series Reading Rainbow is available on SAFARI Montage. Hosted by LeVar Burton, the critically-acclaimed Reading Rainbow is designed to promote literacy and encourages children to read by bringing books to life and transporting young learners to exciting, real-life settings. Its dynamic, fast-paced, colorful animation and hip music entertain and reinforce these experiences, and help children embrace positive reading habits and instill in them a love of learning. The series has received international acclaim, garnering more than 250 awards, including a prestigious Peabody and nine Parents' Choice awards. Each program presents a featured book along with animated sequences, original songs, special guests, live-action field trips illustrating the show's theme and book reviews presented by young readers of other books on similar topics that viewers might enjoy.
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology. Scholastic Entertainment (SE), the entertainment and media division, is a leading producer of quality, family-oriented feature films, television programming, videos and web sites, and is a major developer and marketer of children's brands worldwide. SE's acclaimed productions include the Emmy Award-winning series The Magic School Bus® (TLC), starring Lily Tomlin, and the award-winning Dear America® and The Royal DiariesTM series, among many others.
As one of the nations leading creators and developers of educational, award- winning programming, TMW has become known as one of the top video labels for the educational, institutional and home schooling market places. Our educational catalog contains hundreds of programs that span from pre-school to collegiate students addressing a diverse number of subject areas. TMW's vast library is heralded by educators for its quality, versatility and compatibility with best practices for teaching and learning.
Tim Podell Productions is the nation's leading source of video profiles of children's book authors. Our programs have been designed to help put a face on the author. We want to make sure that students feel like they know the author — not just by hearing them talk about their books, but by learning about their pets, families, interests and hobbies. We believe this help students enjoy reading the author's work, and that in turn helps make them become better readers.
Twin Cities Public Television is among the primary content producers for the public television system. By creating informative and entertaining content, Twin Cities Public Television deeply engages millions of adults and children around the nation and the world.
Vat19 produces and sells award-winning special interest and educational video content on DVD. The superior quality of Vat19 productions have earned them many awards and fabulous reviews from respected publications such as School Library Journal, Video Librarian, Booklist and more.
VEA (Video Education America) is part of a group of companies incorporating VEA (Video Education Australasia - founded 1978) and Classroom Video. With key distribution and customer service centers located in New York, VEA produces over 100 educational programs a year, each specifically correlating to the K-12 curriculum, and designed to bring learning to life for students across the USA and Canada. VEA is committed to excellence in the field of production, marketing and distribution of educational video resources.
This exceptional Video Encyclopedia provides a compelling visual perspective and record of the 20th Century. Unlike any other visual educational resource available, The Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century is a vast resource, representing 77 hours of primary source content and over 2,300 searchable segments covering the people, events and issues responsible for shaping the years 1893 - 1990. Tied to the curriculum, historical footage highlights landmark moments as they happened, bringing social studies, science, history, foreign affairs, politics, inventions, the arts, pop culture, social trends and many other subjects to life. Many of the clips capture original sound while others are unencumbered by added music, sound effects or commentary thus presenting the events as they were recorded by film and television news cameras.
Where books come alive! Weston Woods Studios has been the principal innovator in the translation of picture books into the audiovisual media. Now educators will have digital access to fine-fare programs such as Chrysanthemum, Strega Nona and The Mouse and the Motorcycle through SAFARI Montage. Weston Woods Studios' adaptations are faithful reflections of classic children's picture books designed to motivate beginning, struggling, reluctant and limited English language proficient readers to WANT to read. Their materials provide an alternative reading experience that is inspiring, enriching and fun.
With popular and well-known series such as Arthur, Between the Lions and NOVA available on SAFARI Montage, educators will enjoy the best of public television from America's preeminent public broadcasting producer, WGBH. For more than fifty years, WGBH has enriched people's lives through programs and services that educate, inspire and entertain.
Through its innovative approach of immersing viewers in a word-rich place where things spell out the objects they represent, WordWorld aims to fascinate children with words and to inspire a love of words and reading. WordWorld empowers children as early readers by making the important connections between letters, sounds, words and meaning that are necessary for reading.